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FWC safely captured adult, female Black Bear at Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World

Ealy this morning a real life black bear went on vacation to the Magic Kingdom theme park in Walt Disney World causing a frantic search.


FWC safely captured adult, female Black Bear at Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World

Today Monday, September 18, a large area of Magic Kingdom Park at Walt Disney World failed to open with the rest of the theme park a a black bear was spotted by cast members shortly before park opening.


Adventureland, Liberty Square, and Frontierland were all closed until early afternoon, with Cast Members sectioning off the huge section of the park from the public.


The bear had reportedly made itself comfortable in a tree located near Big Thunder Mountain Railroad in Frontierland.


The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) were called, and had officers rush to the theme park to help locate and capture the bear.


At the time, Walt Disney World commented, "As shared by the FWC, staff are on site and working on capturing and relocating the bear."


The latest news is that the FWC have safely captured the adult, female bear in a backstage area of Magic Kingdom near the Rivers of America.


The bear is safe and will be relocated to the Ocala National Forest.


The entire Magic Kingdom reopened to guests at around 1pm.


FWC safely captured adult, female Black Bear at Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World

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